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Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management

Policy Briefs

The Lawrence Centre enhances Ivey research by writing public policy focused responses to published business articles. Analysis is disseminated among stakeholders in business and government to inform policy and management decisions.

The Role of Stable Government

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New research by Ivey professor Guy Holburn examines how the relationships between energy firms, government agencies and politicians can affect the level of regulatory risk that firms contend with.

Profiting from Regulatory Uncertainty


Ivey faculty Adam Fremeth and colleague Brian Richter explore how managers can relieve operational pressure from regulatory uncertainty and approach new environmental standards as an opportunity.

The 'No Choice' Option


Recent work by Ivey PhD's Michael Wood and Theodore Noseworthy, and co-author Scott Colwell, investigates the context in which managers make decisions with social or environmental tradeoffs.

Planes, Trains and Economic Development


Ivey researchers Kevin Boeh and Paul Beamish take a deeper look at international firms' subsidiary location decisions and find that successful firms consider travel time, over distance travelled, as a decisive factor.‚Äč